Employment, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Incredible Thrift is a thrift store stationed in Springfield's South Glenstone Street, where its staff comprises of homeless or "at risk" kids.
James Bruggeman, the store director, saw the need...more
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) documents several recommendations to improve job-training programs administered by the federal government and better meet the needs of long-term unemployed...more
The Philadelphia Foundation awards $25,000 grant to Good Samaritan Shelter (GSS) in Phoenixville to support its social enterprise program.
The grant will be used to employ the services of a...more
Dave Moore of Southside Rides Foundation provides youth, aged 14 to 19 years, a second chance of getting their lives back on track.
Moore opens his auto-body repair shop and trains young men and...more
The social enterprise sector is projected to create 25,000 new jobs in the next seven years.
According to Forfas, Ireland's policy advisory board for enterprise, report shows how the sector,...more
More businesses want to get their employees involved in ownership. However, there are specific issues that need to be addressed before jumping on the employee-ownership...more
A new report presented by the Economic Mobility Corporation, Stimulating Opportunity, shows the role subsidized employment programs can play in integrating long-term unemployed workers back into the...more
In a study conducted by the Center for Immigration Studies, nonprofit research organization, data shows that there has been an overall increase in employment for immigrants (both legal and illegal)...more
Small Business Health Options Programs (SHOP) exchanges, as included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), are designed to present government assistance and affordable coverage opportunities to small...more
Work requirements can't be enforced when people can't find work. Recent analysis indicates that at least two-thirds of the growth in food stamps between 2007 and 2011 was the direct result of...more